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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Women's and Gender Studies 988 Graduate Courses in Women’s and Gender Studies  
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16:988:510 Technologies and Poetics of Gender and Sexuality (3) Technologies and poetics through which sexuality and gender are constructed; the ways in which cross-culturally and historically the gendered and sexed body has been socially and culturally produced. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:515 Feminism: Theory and Practice (3) Considers the nature and extent of transformations feminists have achieved in specific areas, the continuing issues that need to be addressed to realize visions of social justice, and the complex theoretical issues raised by feminist praxis. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:520 Agency, Subjectivity, and Social Change (3) The relationship between women, gender, and movements for social, political, and cultural changes in historical and cross-cultural contexts. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:525 Colloquium in Women's and Gender Studies (3) Topic varies according to specialization of instructor. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:530 Gendered Borders/Changing Boundaries (3) Social, political, and epistemological role of gender in the construction of boundaries and borders in a global, transnational context. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:535 Gender and Human Rights (3) The history and discourse of women's human rights. United Nations instruments; reframing of human rights as women's rights; gender-based violence; health; sexuality. Bunch
16:988:555 Advanced Topics in Feminist Theory (3) Topic varies according to specialization of instructor. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:561 Black Feminist Theory (3) Broad survey of contemporary black feminist theory, including the emergence of black feminist thought and political action; key actors and debates; theoretical engagements with questions of gender, racial, and sexual difference. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:582 Feminist Genealogies (3) Development of modern feminist thought since the 18th century. Exploration of key modern theories that underlie feminist thought, including liberalism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, and existentialism. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:583 Contemporary Feminist Theories (3) Contemporary feminist theories and debates in local and global contexts. Explores the connection of feminist theory since 1945 with intellectual movements, ranging from structuralism and cultural studies to postmodernism. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:584,585 Practicum in Women's and Gender Studies (3,3) Fieldwork for M.A. degree candidates. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:587 Feminist Pedagogies (3) Advanced introduction to the classic works in feminist pedagogy with particular attention to the challenges of teaching interdisciplinary course material addressing race, class, gender, and sexuality. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:590 Independent Study: Women's and Gender Studies (3) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:601 Readings in Women's and Gender Studies (3) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Open to Ph.D. students preparing for qualifying exams.
16:988:602 Feminist Methodologies (3) Feminist knowledge production; philosophical, methodological, theoretical, and disciplinary traditions. Key debates over processes and terms of feminist knowledge production. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:603 Feminist Knowledge Production (3) Introduces a broad range of interdisciplinary feminist research methods to enable students to develop and design their own independent-research projects. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
16:988:604,605 Women's and Gender Studies Dissertation Proposal (3,3) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Open to Ph.D. students preparing dissertation proposals.
16:988:701,702 Research in Women's and Gender Studies (3,3) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
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